James Dermody is a highly accomplished Professional Engineer with over a decade of experience working with renewable energy sources, specializing in utility scale wind and solar energy. With a B.S in Civil Engineering, Environmental Emphasis from Iowa State University, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each of his projects. His professional journey began as a Transportation Engineer at the Kansas Department of Transportation, and after gaining experience in several other roles, including Project and Design Engineer, he advanced to prominent positions like Development Engineer and Manager at Pattern Energy Group and Engineering Manager at GAI Consultants. Currently, he is a Project Director at Lightsource BP, leading renewable energy projects from start to finish across development, permitting, engineering, and construction.
James's extensive experience in the renewables field has earned him numerous Industry accolades and recognitions. He has a proven track record of managing high-value jobs and delivering quality results on time and within budgets. His background in transportation engineering, environmental studies, and his technical expertise in energy fields have given him a holistic point of view and an edge in delivering sustainable energy solutions that meet the needs of a community while protecting the environment.